Built to Last

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$18.99  $17.66
Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
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8.5 X 11.2 X 0.6 inches | 1.0 pounds

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About the Author
Minh Lê is the acclaimed author of several picture books. His projects with Dan Santat include The Blur, which Kirkus called "a must-purchase" in a starred review, Drawn Together, which won the 2019 Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature, and Lift, which received five starred reviews. Minh is also the author of Let Me Finish! illustrated by Isabel Roxas, and The Perfect Seat, illustrated by Gus Gordon. Minh has written for the New York Times, the Horn Book, and the Huffington Post. He currently lives in San Diego, California with his wife and kids.

Dan Santat is the #1 New York Times-bestselling author and illustrator of over a hundred books. His picture book The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend received the Caldecott Medal. He also illustrated The Blur, Lift, and Drawn Together, all written by Minh Lê, which received critical acclaim. Dan is the creator of the Disney animated hit The Replacements. He lives in Southern California with his family.
★ "Pitch ­perfect friendship-building fun!" --School Library Journal, starred review

"A personal-feeling celebration of partnership and a dual portrait of any successful creative pairing." --Publishers Weekly

"A playful and captivating tribute to imagination and friendship." --Kirkus Reviews

"This could easily pull double duty as inspirations for social/emotional learning and craft projects." --The Bulletin

"Full of heart....this second picture book by the multi-award-winning duo of Lê and Santat cheerfully undergirds the proposition that dedicated teamwork always pays off." --Booklist

"In this entertaining picture book, the duo behind Drawn Together explores friendship and resilience through imaginative play." --The Horn Book